Pet Friendly Glamping South Downs

A visit to the South Downs Way will be a trip full of wonderful walks for your furry friend. You'll find dog friendly pubs, a stunning coastline, restaurants to savour, and dog friendly beaches in this East Sussex location. Our pet friendly glamping options will give you the pawfect base to explore this area and sleep under the stars. 

 

  • Little Yew Tree Lodge, HampshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Little Yew Tree Lodge is positioned in a small village called Worlds End in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Furnished to a high standard with a fantastic, sociable, open plan living/dining and kitchen with everything you could need for a very comfortable stay. Sleeping for up to four guests, there are two bedrooms, one with a kingsize bed and the other with a double, both boasting their own modern en-suite bathrooms with walk in showers.
    French doors lead to a lovely patio area off the rear bedroom, the perfect spot for that morning coffee. The large rear garden is the perfect spot to enjoy both day and night. Why not escape the sun and shelter with a book under the sheltered pergola. Or enjoy a relaxing time in the wood-fired, oxygen-cleaned hot tub with led lights. A perfect way to spend a summer’s evening.
    Little Yew Tree Lodge is ideal for couples, friends or a small family looking to embrace Hampshire’s beautiful countryside, with lots of beautiful walks and cycling trails, yet easily accessible to an array of activities and sites. A great location to enjoy the hugely popular events at Goodwood and Fontwell Park Racecourse. Close by Hambledon Vineyard, nestled on the edge of the South Downs, is England’s oldest commercial vineyard. Sparkling wine is produced on-site in the gravity-fed state of the art winery – the only one in the UK.
    Easy reach are beaches at Hayling Island, Southsea, and West Wittering’s and just a 25-minute drive from the nautical city of Portsmouth with the amazing views from the top of Spinnaker Tower, designer outlet shopping and waterside dining at Gunwharf Quays. Day trips to the Isle of Wight and HMS Victory and the Mary Rose Exhibition, The D-Day Museum, Southsea castle and Blue Reef Aquarium. The historic cathedral city of Winchester, 30 minutes away, boasting many historic attractions such as Winchester Cathedral, King Arthur’s Round Table and Jane Austen’s House. The city is host to a variety of events throughout the year including street theatre, jazz festivals and outdoor cinema and film events. Also known for its Christmas market with outdoor ice rink.
    £174
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  • The Dog And Trout, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Located within the South Downs National Park, North End is a walkable mile from Findon with its village shops and four pubs and excellent restaurant, just 5 miles from the coast at Worthing, 11 miles from Arundel with its castle and cathedral, and 19 miles from Brighton. The country lane leading to the property emerges into peaceful countryside dotted with horses, cows and pheasants. You feel the peace and tranquillity as soon as you pull up to the gravel driveway of The Dog and Trout.
    Upon entering the front door of this flint-clad barn conversion, you will find an open concept living area that contains a fully equipped kitchen as well as a living and dining area. Featuring granite worktops and country-style cabinets, the kitchen has all the amenities you could want. The dining area is perfect for a cosy evening meal, set in the middle of the room and made from original beams - it is a real feature in the room; a wood burner completes the room. This is perfect for a chilly day. The open plan living area is welcoming and luxurious, a comfortable space to relax in after a long country walk. The French doors lead out to a patio area where you can enjoy alfresco dining and drinking while enjoying the peace of the English country garden. Scattered with fruit trees and surrounded by lush trees, the secluded garden is the perfect spot for relaxing. The garden will delight the whole family and furry friends alike.
    Back inside the house, as you walk up the stairs to the second floor you will be blown away by the style and quality of fixtures and fittings. Featuring two bedrooms, both with kingsize beds, Smart TVs, and en-suite bathrooms furnished to the highest standards. Everything about The Dog and Trout is luxurious, from the stunning décor to the quality bed linen, this really is a place to unwind and enjoy the ambiance of the Sussex countryside. The owners are friendly and will pop by and say hello on your first evening.
    You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to activities in the area. It is a great location for walking or cycling, lying between the South Downs Way and Monarchs Way within the South Downs. There are many sites of historic or natural interest to visit, including the historic town of Arundel, Chactonbury and Cissbury Rings and the Weald and Downland Museum. Beaches and water sports are nearby at Worthing, Shoresham-by-sea, Ferring and Littlehampton, and shops and restaurants can be found locally in the village of Findon or further afield in Brighton or Horsham.
    £143
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  • The Old Surgery, West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Pets by arrangement with the owner. Sorry, no puppies. The property is dog friendly, but please be aware the owner’s Corgi likes to welcome well-behaved female dogs only so please do keep this in mind
    when considering your booking. Located within the South Downs National Park, in the pretty village of Singleton, The Old Surgery is a self-contained, two bedroom holiday cottage able to facilitate up to four guests. The property forms a small part of Corner Cottage, one of Singleton’s most iconic and historic houses. Dating back to 1731, the whole property has undergone a full restoration. This beautiful listed building has been entirely re-built by local craftsmen and retains many of its original features while encasing state-of-the-art contemporary living.

    The wing of the main house was once known by the community as the village surgery. As a nod to its history, it is now called The Old Surgery and has its own separate entrance and French windows that flow onto a bespoke patio, surrounded by the larger walled garden that surrounds the entire house. The owners live in the main house alongside running part of the property as a B&B. The Old Surgery also features a few fun furnishings relating to its medical past. You will find decorative old medicine bottles beautifully displayed behind glass casings in the ground floor bedroom walls, and a vintage medical wall mount which doctors used to put their X-rays on, doubling up as a quirky wall light in the hallway.

    The cottage living room has a large wall mounted Smart TV in front of the Swedish style sofa, so that you can snuggle down in front of the wood burner and relax at the end of a long day out exploring West Sussex. The kitchen is open plan with the living room and dining area, and is equipped with everything you will need to self-cater during your stay, when you’re not dining out at one of the local pubs. The cottage has two bedrooms, a ground floor twin bedroom, with zip and link beds so you can have a super kingsize if you prefer, whilst a spacious bedroom occupies the first floor with a double bed at one end and a single day bed at the other for flexible sleeping arrangements. The beautiful bathroom on the ground floor with its highly individual decorative tiles has a small, yet very deep bath which is a sit-down Japanese design. There is also a separate state of the art power shower.

    There is a superb choice of activities and places to visit in West Sussex. The village of Singleton is only a short distance from the historic cathedral city of Chichester, and a few minutes’ away from the Goodwood Estate famed for its motor racing, golfing and horse racing. The renowned Cowdray House and Polo Club are also nearby, as well as Petworth House, Arundel Castle, Fishbourne Roman Palace, and Weald and Downland Museums are also nearby. You can spend the day immersing yourself in the best of the counties cultural offerings. Beach 12½ miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 175 yards.
    £112
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  • Owl Cottage, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Enjoy this delightful self-catering luxury cottage in the heart of this picturesque South Downs village, perfect accommodation for two! Owl Cottage is a delightful retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life with its location in the centre of one of the most picturesque villages in Sussex and surrounded by the South Downs National Park. The cottage is all one level and the entrance is easily accessed by a sloping pathway.

    On entering the cottage through the porch you arrive into the beautifully decorated living area with a pitched ceiling giving it a light and spacious feel. With a comfortable settee and armchairs surrounding the wood burner there is a warm and welcoming feel immediately. The kitchen fitted with modern amenities including a useful washing machine with drying facility, great for those muddy days on the Downs and French doors open to the garden with table and chairs to enjoy in the summer months. The spacious bedroom has ample wardrobe space and a kingsize bed. A shower room completes the picture.

    The garden area to the front of Owl Cottage has a lovely bench and a sweet garden pond which the local birdlife love. Within minutes of Owl Cottage you will find a bustling tea room local shop and a choice of three local hostelries within short walking distance.

    Amberley is at the foot of the South Downs and is noted for its many thatched cottages. It is a village that has managed to retain its character and appeal over the centuries and it will delight all visitors. The River Arun with its tidal plain cuts through the South Downs at Amberley. The South Downs Way crosses the river beside the village where a walk either east or west will soon present you with stunning Downland views and total seclusion. The tidal river plain north of the village forms the Amberley Wildbrooks, a Site of Special Scientific Interest known for its wildfowl and maintained by Sussex Wildlife Trust. The RSPB reserve at Pulborough Brooks neighbours Amberley and is a wetland haven for bird life and an overwintering ground for many migrant species. It has many opportunities for studying the wild life from several strategically located hides.

    Only a mile away is the Amberley Working Museum which was used as a set location for the James Bond Film ’A View to a Kill’. It is a 36-acre open air museum set into a chalk quarry and is dedicated to the industrial heritage of South East England. There are many themed events throughout the year so it is worth taking a look to see what’s on. Two miles to the east, Parham House and Gardens is an imposing Elizabethan house facing the Downs. The rooms are graced with fresh flowers cut daily from the four acre walled garden. The main rooms are the Great Hall, Great Chamber and the Long Gallery which at the top of the house does leave a tremendous visual impression. Five miles downstream from Amberley, south of the Downs, you come to Arundel, a historic market town dominated by the symbolic castle and the rising spire of the cathedral. If you fancy making your visit a little different why not catch the train one stop down the line and come back on the river. The town offers a plethora of craft and antique shops as well as restaurants and tea rooms. A trip to Arundel would never be complete without visiting the castle. The seat of the Dukes of Norfolk and set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens Arundel Castle has been seasonally open to visitors for nearly 200 years. It is one of the great treasure houses of England and to climb the 131 steps to the Keep to take in the views is worth the effort.

    Places to visit and events include RSPB Pulborough Brooks, Sussex Game, Country Fair, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Petworth Festival, Arundel Festival and Goodwood Revival. Beach 10⅓ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.
    £81
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  • Northurst, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    From the winding front path, a circular boot room reveals the entrance hall with a cosy reading corner and stairs to the first floor. To the left of the hall is an attractive beamed sitting room where deep, comfortable sofas, low level lighting, large Smart TV and an open fireplace create a relaxed, welcoming ambience. Across the hall, the long living room has a sofa and leads to the spacious kitchen at the far end of the house. With a huge island breakfast bar, triple electric Aga, an upholstered pew bench and doors to the garden, it is a fabulous space to find inspiration for a dinner party. A convenient utility room lies to the side, and set off the sitting room at the centre of the house, the orangery has a long dining table and corner sofas facing out into the garden through French doors. A lovely spot for canapés, with the evening sun casting its dappled light through the trees.
    Upstairs on the first floor are four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a study. The vast triple-aspect master features a striking four-poster, kingsize bed and garden views, and the second bedroom has a double bed with dressing area. Bedrooms three and four have zip and link beds that can be set up as doubles on request. On the second floor is a hidden delight tucked out of the way from the main social areas: a TV/games den complete with bean bags. The perfect hideaway for the kids to enjoy their own private holiday space.
    Outside, to the front of the house is a car port with table tennis, and a lawn with bistro table. To the rear, a huge patio with dining and lounge furniture leads out to extensive, securely enclosed gardens fringed with mature trees and shrubs. A magnificent home with space for all the family plus one dog to roam, play and relax, this inviting home is perfect for extended families and small, responsible groups.
    North Hurst sits on the edge of the quiet, leafy village of West Chiltington Common which lies in the lea of the South Downs. A traditional village pub is just a 5-minute walk away, and just opposite is a micro brewery. A mile up the road, West Chiltington is a hidden treasure, full of charming cottages, winding lanes and friendly shops and pubs. It offers a quiet charm and a 12th-century church, and like many Sussex villages provides a tranquil retreat only 50 miles south of London.
    The area sits in the heartland of the renowned Sussex wine region, with the famous Nyetimber Vineyard just a couple of miles up the road. Also nearby are Nutbourne and Ambriel, along with Upperton, Stopham and Kinsbrook. The South Downs National Park is a mile from the village, West Chiltington Common being about half way along its entire length and not too far from Chanctonbury Ring. The Wildbrooks at nearby Pulborough offers many excellent walks along the banks of the River Arun, and uninterrupted views south towards the Downs. Three miles south in the direction of Storrington at the foot of the South Downs, Parham House is a magnificent Elizabethan home. To the west is Petworth House and deer park, landscaped by Capability Brown. Petworth itself is full of quaint houses and cottages, antique shops and tearooms. Close by is the West Sussex Golf Club with golf courses at Goodwood and Cowdray. North Hurst makes a great base to enjoy any of these as it is within a 30-minute drive of them all.
    £232
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  • The Hen House, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Situated on the edge of the owner’s farm, The Hen House has been beautifully designed to make the most of its position. The ground floor bedroom, with French doors on to a private patio area, is a beautiful feature. Wake up to the scene of rolling countryside, or enjoy your morning coffee outside. Perfect for couples, The Hen House has a lovely open plan living/dining/kitchen with everything you could need for a very comfortable stay. The kitchen has been designed to included everything you might need.
    For those that are looking for a peaceful break surrounded by an array of walks and bridle paths, this is the perfect spot. Situated between the village of Pulborough and Wisborough Green. Close by is the Wey and Arun Canal within walking distance directly from the property. Within the Arun Valley in West Sussex, Pulborough Brooks has beautiful views across to the South Downs and is set in one of the richest areas for nature in the country. The nature reserve has a great variety of habitats and is home to some wonderful wildlife.
    Wisborough Green is a typical English village with a village green, public houses, pond, church, village shop and post office in the centre of the village, and for those that want a night off from cooking, there are three pubs within walking distance. This part of Sussex is a renowned wine region, with the famous Nyetimber Vineyard, Nutbourne Ambriel, Upperton, Stopham, Kinsbrook are all within a short drive. Only 30 minutes’ drive away is historic Arundel with its magnificent castle, antique and book shops, eateries, cathedral, open air pool, wild fowl and wetlands. Slightly further is Chichester with Festival Theatre, boat tours, extensive shopping, Goodwood (Glorious Goodwood, Festival of Speed and Revival for motor racing) and Fontwell for a day at the races. Beaches within a 30-minute drive include West Wittering, Worthing and the ever popular cosmopolitan city of Brighton, with its pier, Regency Royal Pavilion, theatres and art galleries. Beach 17½ miles.
    £89
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  • Yurt (Woodland), West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image

    The Mongolian Yurt has 1 double bed and up to 3 single fold out cushion beds

    They are simply gorgeous and once inside, feels solid, sumptuous and welcoming.

    Each yurt has -

    • Handmade Oak double bed with memory foam mattress
    • Up to three fold out single cushion beds
    • An antique table and Chesterfield sofa
    • Natural coir flooring with a large Moroccan rug
    • Beautiful drapes in white
    • An antique wood-burning stove with supply of wood
    • USB Lighting with two phone charging ports
    • Picnic table and pallet kitchen with a gas stove and kettle.
    • Hand sanitiser, antibacterial spray, tea cloth, washing up bowl and a trug bucket
    • Barrel BBQ

    Facilities available -

    • Access to the lovely Tree house kitchen with communal chiller box, this is an off grid cool box chilled with large ice butts. It will not freeze food, just keep it cool. You will have use of the sinks to wash up in and the two ovens with gas hobs to cook with, if you so wish.
    • Huge amphitheatre fire pit to toast marshmallows and gaze at the stars.
    • Communal 120 capacity Home Yurt with DVD library.
    • Hot showers and heated toilet block.
    Optional extras -
    • Pre bookable exclusive slots in the wood fired hot tub - £22.50 for a 45 minute session.
    • Amenity hamper if you do not wish to bring your own crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils from our treehouse kitchen where there is basic cooking equipment. The hamper also includes a hammock to use throughout your stay. - £25
    • Additional bedding and towel hire fee of £20 for a single set, we already provide up to two singles and the double bedding.
    • Charcoal for BBQ £12 per bag.
    • Hammock hire £12 per hammock.
    £125
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  • The Old Packhouse, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
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    Enjoying a rural location in the lovely Sussex countryside, these two beautifully refurbished, detached single-storey barn conversions are located close to the South Downs and only 15 minutes’ drive to the beach. Within easy reach are beaches at Worthing and Brighton, historic Arundel with stunning castle and Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Chichester with its cathedral and Goodwood/Fontwell races. Plenty of National Trust homes and gardens to visit. Shop 1 mile, pubs and restaurants 2 miles.
    £72
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  • Warre Cottage, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Enjoy this rural country cottage in the heart of Burpham village just two miles from Arundel it is a special retreat. Warre Cottage is the type of property you would imagine retiring to. Live in a beautiful cottage in a wonderful village setting and have the village pub nearby!

    Set in most picturesque and private cottage gardens, this detached cottage is just two miles from Arundel and has an abundance of footpaths to the South Downs on the doorstep. From the gardens and upstairs windows there is the most glorious outlook and the garden beckons guests to relax and enjoy those lazy summer days. The cottage is bright and traditionally furnished and is a comfortable size for up to six guests. It has three upstairs bedrooms the master bedroom has a kingsize bed with an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom has a standard double bed and the third bedroom with a dual outlook, gives a fresh and bright feel and is fitted with twin beds, the family bathroom completes the property. The gardens here just encourage and welcome you outside and offer complete privacy. They are neatly maintained offering many areas to meander around and explore. There is a raised path which guests need to take care when using that really open up the views over the Sussex Downs.

    There are many attractive period properties in the village and it’s a delight to wander through, including the Norman Church of St Mary’s where you can walk through the church grounds and the views quickly open out onto the Arun Valley and the South Downs. This area is ideal for walking and from the lower slopes of the Downs there are wonderful views to the coast and to the east and west. Arundel two miles away is a historic market town dominated by the symbolic castle that can be seen to the south of Burpham. It offers a plethora of craft and antique shops as well as restaurants and tea rooms. It’s a great place to visit and just enjoy the hospitality during any day of the week.

    Arundel Castle is the seat of the Dukes of Norfolk and is set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens. The castle has been seasonally open to visitors for nearly 200 years and is one of the great treasure houses of England and is home to priceless works of art in stunning rooms. Climbing the 131 steps to the Keep which dates from the 11th Century to take in the views over Arundel and The South Downs is definitely worth the effort. Beyond the castle grounds is Arundel Park which is clearly visible across the valley from the cottage. The River Arun winds its way around the town and is a magnet for wildlife. With more than 60 acres of ponds lakes and reed beds at Arundel Wetland Trust attracts some of the world’s most spectacular ducks geese and swans. The best way to enjoy the river is on a river cruise stopping off at the pub for a bite to eat or just some liquid refreshments.

    Further afield Climping Beach and Littlehampton’s West Beach are only a short drive away. This is a beautiful unspoilt length of beach of Special Scientific Interest and at the eastern end beside the mouth of the River Arun is the West Beach. Goodwood and Fontwell racecourses are nearby along with the cathedral city of Chichester with its excellent Festival Theatre noted for not only the quality of productions but also the fact many world premieres are featured as well. If you fancy a day in the city, Arundel mainline station is on a direct route to London so why not mix the cosmopolitan capital with this great place to stay.
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  • The Plough Shed- 24493, West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Converted from former farm buildings, these four holiday properties (two of which have been adapted for the disabled with shower chairs available), are in the Southdowns National Park. Properties 17320 and 17321 command fine views over the surrounding countryside. 17320 also has a worktop which has been lowered for wheelchair access to the sink in the kitchen. Situated in the grounds of the family farm (non-working), they are only 100 yards from the village of Compton with village shop and tea room with free wi-fi access. Enjoy peaceful walks along a bridle path leading to the South Downs Way, 2 miles designated as a National Park. The historic cathedral town of Chichester lies 10 miles away, with its cobbled streets adorned with tea rooms and restaurants, and the ornate cathedral. Scenic boat tours can be taken around the harbour. Goodwood and Fontwell races or polo at Cowdray are all within a short drive. Portsmouth, with shopping and leisure facilities, within easy reach. Hawking and falconry days can be arranged, prices on application and must be pre-booked direct with owner. Shop and pub 100 yards.
    £62
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